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Fire Sermon by Jamie Quatro - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780802127044
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Published: Grove Press - January 9th, 2018

This impressive literary debut is an incredibly honest and often painful look at a marriage. I was moved by the author's fierce honesty and her bravery by tackling a subject that is very common, but rarely approached with such brutal frankness. ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz

Ruby and Olivia by Rachel Hawkins - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780399169618
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - October 24th, 2017

What does lying to protect your twin sister earn you? A summer at a camp for "troubled" kids! The last thing Olivia expects to find at Camp Chrysalis is friendship mystery and adventure. A creepy historic home filled with mysterious noises and secret places provide all the elements for an exciting summer. ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz

Bonfire by Krysten Ritter

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ISBN: 9781524759841
Availability: Hard to Find - May no longer be available
Published: Crown Archetype - November 7th, 2017

Bonfire asks the age old question can you truly go home again once you have tried to erase your past? Abby confronts that notion by returning to her small midwestern 10 years later as an environmental lawyer hired to investigate the corporation that owned her town even back then. Abby must delve into her traumatic past to uncover scandalous truths about the corporation and the town she is trying to forget. Lies deceit and blackmail will surely seduce you in Ritter's debut novel. ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz

The Meaning of Maggie by Megan Jean Sovern - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781452128764
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Published: Chronicle Books - May 12th, 2015

Being 11 means the beginning of everything! Maggie is one step closer to voting, getting a tattoo and becoming the president. It also means she needs to find out why her dad’s legs are falling asleep. Told with refreshing honesty, this is a quirky, heartbreaking story of a family coping with MS. ~ Reviewed by Martha Cornwell & Whitney Kaaz

Fairy Village by Debbie Schramer - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781945547386
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Published: Familius - October 10th, 2017

The perfect gift for fairy lovers of all ages! Intricate designs and magical photography make this a memorable keepsake. Stunning. ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz

Winter Story (Brambly Hedge) by Jill Barklem - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780008241186
Availability: Backordered
Published: HarperCollins Children's Books - December 19th, 2017

Finally back in print in their original format for a new gerneration to enjoy! A sweet tale of the Apple family preparing for the first snow and the anual Snow Ball. Jill Barklem's cozy illustrations keep us warm all winter long... Love this magical series! ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz


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